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Archibald Smith Plantation Home

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 3:15 pm
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We did the three house tour. Each house was unique and we are glad we did not just visit one. You... read more

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Oceanbluegreen
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O'Fallon, Missouri
Well-Curated Museum

Hidden behind Roswell’s impressive City Hall lies this preserved plantation. Tours are given... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
DanaThomasWeber
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Hidden among the trees in Historic Roswell, Georgia lies the elegant home constructed by one of the town's founding fathers, Archibald Smith. In 1838, the Smith family and nearly 30 of their slaves left their two plantations in St. Marys, along the...more
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935 Alpharetta St, Roswell, GA 30075-3827
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We did the three house tour. Each house was unique and we are glad we did not just visit one. You might be able to do all three in a day, but we did one in the afternoon and then the other two the next...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hidden behind Roswell’s impressive City Hall lies this preserved plantation. Tours are given every hour and our docent was knowledgeable and pleasant. We learned much more than we would have exploring the house on our own. An enormous amount of artifacts from the original family...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

We learned so much and enjoyed visiting this beautiful home. Janis was fantastic. She does a great tour and is a fabulous story teller. There is so much history in Roswell. Smith Plantation is a beautiful home!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 7 December 2018

My husband and I live in nearby Alpharetta and decided on a whim to check out the Smith Plantation. We truly enjoyed ourselves. Janis was an excellent guide, so informative and personable. The house was lovely, so many original items still there. We went in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 December 2018 via mobile

Our tour guide, Amy, greeted us at the door with a wonderful smile and a colonial dress complete with a hoop skirt. We began our tour with an introduction to the Smiths. Amy brought them alive w her descriptions. After meeting the generations of Smiths...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 December 2018

Matt was a fantastic tour guide, really knowledgeable and made the tour a ton of fun. Make sure and stop by if you are in Roswell it is worth the trip

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

Stopped here for a fascinating glimpse a local Roslyn family and their home. The patriarch and wife moved here when their rice plantations on the coast failed. They were slave owners, had a son die from illness before the Civil War ended, and then had...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

While simpler in style than Bulloch or Barrington this house is an interesting contrast. The house history feels more austere than the other 2 homes, but you can view plenty of authentic artifacts left behind by the residents through the years. You can walk the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lauri M
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Visited the Smith Plantation while in Atlanta for a conference, and I am so happy I made the time to go and see it. Janis was an amazing tour guide...very knowledgeable, engaging, and exceptionally sweet. Was an overall wonderful experience.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JaneMarie129
Reviewed 7 October 2018

What made this visit was the depth of historical knowledge and evidence displayed in the house and by the excellent guide.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Nancy B
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Response from Erica B | Reviewed this property |
It will definitely depend on the handicap. There is a walkway that is dirt and gravel, stairs to enter building as well as dirt trails around the plantation. Inside tours are also going to be challenging if you have a... More
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Sorry I am so late.. adults $8.00, seniors 65 & up $7.00 , children 6-18 $6.00
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